Policy News, August 13, 2019

SBA Reauthorization Highlights Last month, Senator Marco Rubio, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, released the Chairman’s mark to the Small Business Administration (SBA) Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2019 (the...

Industry News, August 13, 2019

Female Food and Drink Entrepreneurs on How Gender Impacts Access to Capital Restaurateurs point out the balance between dealing with gender bias and gender commoditization as social impact continues to grow as a trend in the business world. Source: Washington City...

Industry News, August 7, 2019

Forget VC Money. This Company Wants to Loan You up to $10 Million Investment firm Clearbanc doesn’t want a chunk of your company or a big interest payment in exchange for funding. AI helps decide who gets the money, and they’ve funded more women because of it. Source:...

Industry News, July 30, 2019

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the Venture Capital Investment World In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing in businesses owned by women and people of color. Source: The Root     Learn...

Data is Essential to Understanding the Impact of Opportunity Zones

As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced in December, investors can direct their money to investments in low-income areas around the country, labeled “opportunity zones” and receive tax breaks. Under the program, taxpayers can invest in designated Opportunity...